Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Total Time
35 Mins
Serves 4

The iconic street food takes on a new identity in this dish, in which seasoned falafel mix becomes a crunchy coating for fish.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°. Combine cucumber, tomato, bell peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; set aside.

Step 2

Mix falafel mix, cumin, and cayenne in a shallow bowl. Crack eggs into a second bowl and beat lightly. Dip fish fillets into egg, coating evenly, then into fa­lafel mix, also coating evenly; set on a plate.

Step 3

Heat vegetable oil in an oven-proof frying pan over high heat. When oil begins to ripple, add fish and cook until crust is golden brown and crisp, turning once, about 3 minutes. Transfer pan to oven and roast fish until opaque in the center (cut one to check), 5 to 7 minutes.

Step 4

Divide salad among four plates. Top each with a piece of fish and a few parsley leaves. Serve with lemon wedges if you like.

Step 5

*Find falafel mix in the international section of well-stocked grocery stores.

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